The 10 Best Christmas Gifts that are not toys for Auckland Kids
Do your kids have too many toys? Do you ask your children what would they like for Christmas and get “I don’t know”? Have a look at what we think are the 10 best Christmas Gifts for Auckland Kids that are not toys.
1. A voucher for a day out of fun
Amusement ride fans will love a Rainbow’s End voucher for a day of fun in the school holidays. For the younger kids who are aren’t tall enough for the big rides, there is Kidz Kingdom at Rainbow’s End which is especially for children 8 years and under too.
2. Annual Memberships
A MOTAT Mates Annual Pass is great for kids that love transport, science and technology. The pass gives unlimited admission, tram rides and various discounts.
3. A Voucher for their favourite activity
Whether it be rock climbing, trampolining, an adventure course or another activity the kids will love a voucher to use over the school holidays. Find our what indoor activities your kids or grandchildren may like.
4. Tickets to see a live theatre performance or show
Have your kids or grandchildren been to the theatre yet?
Buy a ticket to see an upcoming family show.
5. Give a gift to a charity
For kids that like helping others. Choose a unique gift from , then you get a card to give to your loved one and your donation goes to those who need it most. For example, you can buy a Goat – No Kid-Ding to start a families farming business, Feed a Family, Water for a School or a light in the darkness for refugees
6. Classes in the school holidays or term time
For kids who want to try a new after school activity an art classes, drama classes, music classes, sports lessons, or a school holiday workshop on something they have always wanted to do or learn more about makes a great gift. Just check with their parent’s first that they are happy for their child to take part in these classes as they can end up turning into a permanent hobby or interest for your child.
7. Toy Library subscriptions
Subscribe to a toy library for young children to borrow toys, games, puzzles and more to take home. Find our more about your local Auckland toy library.
8. Childrens books
For book worm kids buy them a new book to enjoy. Discover children’s books for your kids or grandchildren.
9. Movies vouchers
10. Cooking recipies and ingredients
For kids who like to bake in the kitchen. Print out some recipes, or if you have some family favourites, then ask your grandparents to write down the recipe and you can make them into a small Family Recipe Book for your kids. Wrap up some dry ingredients then you can make something together in the holidays when the kids want to!